Gapers Block has ceased publication.

Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
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Sure, we've got Chicago-style hot dogs and deep dish pizza, but did you know chicken vesuvio was invented here, too? Eat Chicago points us to an article in Chicago's Dining Guide that places the origin of the dish at the original Giannotti's in Forest Park sometime in the 1960s.

 
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